In Moscow will call the winner of the literary prize «Yasnaya Polyana»

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Literary prize «Yasnaya Polyana» will be awarded at a ceremony at the Bolshoi theater on Wednesday, to win claim three contemporary Russian author, reports a press-service awards.

The award «Yasnaya Polyana» was established in 2003 at the initiative of the Museum-estate of Leo Tolstoy. It is awarded annually in three categories.

«This year the judges made the decision: short list will be very short. There are only three books,» — said the Chairman of the jury of awards Vladimir Tolstoy at the announcement of the short list.

Victory in the nomination «Modern Russian prose» expect the novel by Maria Stepanova «Memory», «long Jump» by Olga Slavnikova and «Holiday extra Orlov,» Alexander Moskovskogo. The ceremony will be held on Wednesday at the Bolshoi theater.

In addition, each year the prize «Yasnaya Polyana» award is given to a foreign author. This year he became the Israeli writer Amoz Oz.

He is the recipient of numerous awards, his books have been translated into 50 languages. The novel «My Michael», written in 1968, included the International publishers Association’s list of the 100 best novels of the twentieth century. The award he will receive for his book «Judas», published in Russian in the translation by Victor Radutsky.

Prize Fund prize «Yasnaya Polyana» in 2018 amounted to 6.2 million rubles. The winner of the award in the nomination «Modern Russian prose» will receive three million rubles, and the authors included in the short list, will share the one million rubles. A monetary award will be given to Amos Oz and translator of his novel Victor radutsky.

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